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Thirty exhibition opens on World AIDS Day

Fri 21 Nov 2014 In: New Zealand Daily News View at NDHA

A moving image exhibition marking 30 years of HIV/AIDS in New Zealand will open in Auckland on World AIDS Day. Thirty includes historical footage and images, presented alongside panels from the New Zealand AIDS Memorial Quilt. Thirty is described as illuminating the early years of HIV/AIDS, exploring changing community attitudes and responses, and acknowledging those that have died. Eve van Grafhorst collecting donations. From All About Eve (Top Shelf Productions, 1994). It’s based on Gareth Watkins’ exhibition, 30, which was presented in Wellington earlier this year. Both exhibitions commemorate 2014 as marking the 30th anniversary of the first death of a person in New Zealand with an AIDS related illness. The Auckland exhibition will expand by adding stories of women impacted by HIV/AIDS. Ngā Taonga Sound    

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First published: Friday, 21st November 2014 - 8:43am

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